Things are left behind for various reasons.
Sometimes it’s part of your heart.
Some of us have had to leave our homes in the past and go on to other adventures in our lives.
Sometimes it’s people we love or used to. Sometimes it’s the life we used to live.
Sometimes we are leaving actual “things” behind. Things we paid for but of no real value. The false importance we placed on the “thing” due to some great marketing campaign and the idea of keeping our economy viable. Truth is, the more things we leave behind, the more we can actually start living again. Many born past 1980 never got to live, they have been “consuming” since birth.
I’m reminded of the line in the Wizard of Oz “If I were king of the foreeessstttt!” “Not Prince, not Duke, not Earl!”
Just the thought of it makes me feel all puffed up and arrogant.
The law of nature I would change is to take away everyone’s ego so they don’t feel like I just said this line from a song makes me feel.
No one wanting to be better or have more. No one letting their egos get in the way of anything so people would actually get along, we would have no wars, no contests, etc.
Life would be lived for the sake of life, not the sake of what we want others to think of us or what we want to gain.
You be the judge.
I have always called rainbows God’s promise for as long as I can remember. The picture you see is from a batch of photos to be processed the morning of the nations worse blackout in the summer of 2003. August 14th to be exact. I dropped off about 10 rolls of film to be developed on my way to work that morning, only to have all the power go out in our area later that day. I started wondering what condition my film might be in because of this. Anyone who knows anything about processing film knows that timing is crucial or the film is ruined. I prayed that my film did not get damaged but had to wait for days to find out because of the length the power outage lasted in my area.
All my pictures appeared to be ok as I began to examine them one by one. I started going through them to find one large stain on a picture and found the negative was stained from chemical residue. It appeared to me to be the figure of a king of olden times. Actually like the times when Christ lived. It appears to be a man with beard and crown in a robe holding a staff. The image was created during a really odd manifestation of “power”, man literally lost his. As a child of God, just sayin’.
In the first picture I have only sharpened this image and cropped it so you can see what I’m referring to. The second picture I negatived the image and enhanced the lines.